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Community Development and Applied Economics

Applied Design

The applied design minor offers the hands-on experience needed to visually communicate a wide range of ideas and information on digital or print media. This minor enhances any student's ability to visually express themselves or results of their work to a desired audience.

In addition to becoming proficient in software applications used in design, students participating in this minor learn design strategy and apply their knowledge to real-world projects, campaigns, or organizations.

Applied Design Course Requirements Worksheet...

Unique to Applied Design...

  • Embed graphic design in community projects.
  • Practical tools that enhance almost any profession.

Applied Design student portfolio slideshow...

Minor Requirements...

Required Courses (9 credits):
  • CDAE 15: Visual Communication
  • One of the following:
    • CDAE 001: Drafting & Design Drawing
    • CDAE 016: Digital Illustration
  • One of the following:
    • CDAE 101: Computer Aided Drafting & Design
    • CDAE 231: Applied Computer Graphics
Advisor Approved Electives (6 or more credits)

Please note that...

  • The applied design minor is not available to students majoring or minoring in Studio Art.
  • Students from the College of Arts and Sciences must have their advisor preapprove the two required courses.
  • Nine of the 15 total hours must be at the 100 level or above.

Applied Design Faculty...

Last modified November 21 2013 02:08 PM

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